Marblehead Municipal Light Department - Solar Rebate Program (Massachusetts)

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Summary

Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name Marblehead Municipal Light Department - Solar Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Photovoltaics
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Based on Commonwealth Solar II State Rebates, subject to change.




Eligible System Size Based on Commonwealth Solar II State Rebates, subject to change.

Equipment Requirements Mirrors the MassCEC solar rebate requirements: All equipment must be new, UL-listed and compliant with IEEE standards. Inverters must be certified to IEEE 929 and UL 1741 standards. All modules, inverters, and production meters must be on the California Energy Commission's list of eligible equipment. Automated reporting required for systems over 10 kW. Minimum manufacturer warranties required: 5 years product and 20 years performance for modules; 10 years for inverters; 2 years for revenue grade production meters; and 5 years for mounting equipment.



Funding Source Marblehead Municipal Light Department (General Funds)

Installation Requirements Mirrors the MassCEC solar rebate requirements: Projects must be installed in compliance with all local, state, and/or federal building and electrical laws, codes and practices. Electrical work must be performed by a Massachusetts licensed electrician. NABCEP certification recommended. Projects must have a minimum 5-year warranty provided by the installer against defective workmanship, project or component breakdown, or degradation in electrical output of more than 15% from original rated electrical output during the warranty period. Projects generally must be grid-tied and "behind the meter."


Maximum Incentive Based on Commonwealth Solar II State Rebates, subject to change.










Program Administrator Marblehead Light Department
Website http://www.marbleheadelectric.com/index.php?id=166
Date added to DSIRE 2009-03-01
Last DSIRE Review 2012-12-17



References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Summary

Interested customers must contact Marblehead directly to apply and confirm incentive availability before starting any projects. This incentive may change or be canceled at any time.

Marblehead Municipal Light Department offers eligible customers a rebate for solar photovoltaics (PV) installations. The eligibility criteria and incentive were designed to mirror the eligibility and incentives offered under the state's Commonwealth Solar rebate program and changes when the Commonwealth Solar II program changes.* Marblehead Municipal Light Department is not required under law to contribute to the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust (Trust), and therefore its customers are not eligible to receive rebates through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center programs. Marblehead accepts proposals from its customers who are interested in a solar rebate. Program availability is subject to change and/or cancellation without warning.

  • The Commonwealth Solar II is administered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Robert Jolly
Department Marblehead Light Department

Address 80 Commercial Street
Address 2 PO Box 369
Place Marblehead, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01945
Phone (781) 631-0240


Email rjolly@marbleheadelectric.com
Website http://www.marbleheadelectric.com/
     
     


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"